This is information we have about contra and English dances within a generous radius of Syracuse. We only update this page occasionally. Before traveling, please call or email to confirm that the time and place are still correct!
- Click on the town name for that dance’s website (if they have one)
- Click on the street address for help finding the dance location
- Click on the contact person’s name to send them an email
First and third Saturdays at 8 pm — see the Old Songs web page for location and contacts.
Ithaca: Tompkins County Country Dancers
Every Friday at 8 pm at the Bethel Grove Community Center. Occasional Sunday English Dances and potlucks. (1825 Slaterville Rd (Rt 79)). Every Monday (mid June through mid September) at 7:30 pm at the Ithaca Commons Main Pavilion (Ithaca Commons). Ted or Pam at 607-273-8678.
Ithaca: Hands Four Dancers
Occasional extra special dances.
Ithaca: Cornell Contra Dance Club
Occasional dances on Saturday nights during the academic year that are open to the public. Locations include Willard Straight, RPCC, and Appel. Facebook group.
Contra dances every Thursday at 8 pm at the Covenant Methodist Church (Culver & Parsells) — Kate Baron.
English dances on most Sundays from 6:30-9:30 pm at the First Baptist Church of Rochester (175 Allens Creek Rd.) — Richard Sauvain at 585-442-4681.
Home of the annual Dance Flurry every February.
That’s us! Complex schedule, but we dance almost every week. Usually at the United Church of Fayetteville, and fourth Saturdays at Madison Hall in Morrisville — David or Gretchen at 315-682-0627.